beMatrix : Red Dot Award 2013

13.03.2013 | IFES Press Releases, News

IFES congratulates beMatrix for its win!

beMatrix®   newest range b62™ is awarded for high design quality in the “red dot award: product design 2013”!

The innovative power of beMatrix®  impressed the 37-member jury of experts for the “red dot award: product design 2013”. Those who succeed in winning over the renowned experts in the field can decorate their product creation with the “red dot” and position themselves at an international level. The jury members were delighted to receive 4,662 entries in 19 different categories in this year’s competition. Only the best designs were able to win the enthusiasm of the jury, which is how the b62™  system received the red dot for its successful design creation.

The awards ceremony for the seal of quality that is recognised worldwide takes place on 1 July 2013 as part of the traditional red dot gala. The ceremony – held in Essen’s opera house, the impressive Aalto Theater – is always the final highlight of the “red dot award: product design” and over the past years has become established as a celebratory ceremony with international guests. The b62™ system will then be put on display during a four-week special exhibition in the red dot design museum.

The successful beMatrix® aluminum ‘big hole’ system has been completely redesigned and improved by the internal R&D department of beMatrix®. The b62™ principle remains however identical to the familiar beMatrix® system:  smart solutions for even faster and more efficient mounting resulting in a perfect finish. The patented b62™ system is very flexible to use. It is innovating and trendsetting.  b62™ is suitable for both panels as textiles, one type of profile is used for multiple applications. In addition, textiles and panels are combined by the same connectors. The system will be available as from June 2013.

This red dot award is extremely important for beMatrix®, a Belgian manufacturer of custom systems for stands, events and displays. It proves that this small-size enterprise, has acquired its place between renowned international companies, by constantly investing in innovation and creative ideas.

Prof. Dr. Peter Zec, initiator and CEO of the red dot, has pointed out that strong design competence and economic success nowadays go hand in hand: “The winners of the ‘red dot award: product design 2013’ are the protagonists of a highly developed design culture and design industry. These days it is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish between well-designed products. It is often only in the details that the special qualities become apparent. However, those product creations that pass the test before the critical eyes of the international red dot jury will not disappear into the crowd and will be able to fend off global competition.”

The winning products in the red dot design museum 

With around 2,000 products spread over an area of more than 4,000 square meters, the red dot design museum houses the largest exhibition of contemporary design worldwide. From 2 to 28 July 2013, the museum will host the traditional special exhibition of the award-winning products. In “Design on stage – winners red dot award: product design 2013”, design enthusiasts can marvel at the latest trends at close quarters. Visitors are expressly invited to handle the pieces, allowing them to experience live in the breathtaking atmosphere of the red dot design museum the prize-winning design of the b62™ system from beMatrix®.

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